Author Archives: pikeman

America’s Hometown Thanksgiving, Plymouth, Massachusetts, Saturday 17 November 2018

We will participate in America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration in Plymouth, Massachusetts, on Saturday 17 November 2018.  We’ll march in the parade, which steps off at 11:00 am, and we’ll give a drill demonstration in the Portal to the Past Historic Village … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

Living History at the Pequot Museum, Friday 21 and Saturday 22 September 2018

The Salem Trayned Band will participate in the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center‘s 17th Century Encampment event on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 September 2018 at the museum’s Mashantucket, Connecticut, location (warning:  the museum’s site says that “GPS directions … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

National Park Service Salem Maritime Festival, Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August 2018

The Salem Trayned Band will demonstrate c. 1630 English pike drill and seventeenth-century camp life at the National Park Service’s Salem Maritime Festival on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August 2018 in Salem, Massachusetts.  (The Festival is back to being … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

Saugus Public Library at the Saugus Iron Works, Thursday 12 July 2018

The Saugus Public Library and the Saugus Iron Works will reprise Massachusetts Heroes and History, a program given in connection with a summer reading program for elementary-school children about Massachusetts and the Revolutionary War (missing an opportunity, given Saugus’ excellent … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

Strawbery Banke American Lives timeline event, Sunday 1 July 2018

The Salem Trayned Band will demonstrate c. 1630 English pike drill and seventeenth-century camp life at the Strawbery Banke Museum’s American Lives:  A Timeline of Historical Reenactors on Sunday 1 July 2018 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  The museum has very … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

June Day Parade, Boston, Monday 4 June 2018

The Salem Trayned Band will march in the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts’ June Day parade on Monday 4 June 2018, in downtown Boston.  This annual event, held on the first Monday in June, recreates the Ancient and … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

National Guard Heritage Muster, Salem, Massachusetts, Saturday 14 April 2018

We will participate in the National Guard and Second Corps Cadets Veterans Association’s 381st-anniversary commemoration of the first regimental muster in North America, in Salem, Massachusetts, on Saturday 14 April 2018.  The schedule includes ceremonies at Armory Park (in front … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

Demonstration at ConBust ’18

The Salem Trayned Band will demonstrate pike drill and offer a pike-drill workshop at Smith College’s ConBust ’18, on Sunday, March 25 , 2018 (short notice, I know) at 10:00 am on Seelye Lawn.  In addition, we have members involved … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

America’s Hometown Thanksgiving, Plymouth, Massachusetts, Saturday 18 November 2017

We will participate in America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration in Plymouth, Massachusetts, on Saturday 18 November 2017.  We’ll march in the parade, which steps off at 11:00 am, and we’ll give a drill demonstration in the Portal to the Past Historic Village … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

Massachusetts National Guard Open House at Camp Edwards, Saturday 23 September 2017

The Salem Trayned Band will demonstrate c. 1630 English pike drill and seventeenth-century camp life at the Massachusetts National Guard’s Open House at Camp Edwards, Joint Base Cape Cod (formerly the Massachusetts Military Reservation), on Saturday 23 September 2017 (it’s an all-weekend … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment